OUR INSTRUCTORS, THERAPISTS AND TEAM

Our acclaimed trainers and instructors are highly qualified and licensed professionals from various fields of medicine, health and movement work: from osteopathy, physiotherapy, alternative medicine, psychology, yoga, dance to traditional Pilates. With these important basics and the individual history of each person, as well as backgrounds and personality, each one of our trainers has his/her very own individual training style. Whether you are looking for therapeutic or athletic motivation, we will make sure to find the right partner within our team for you.

 

Owner, Osteopathy, Physiotherapy and Pilates

Kirsi Sabri

Kirsi Sabri, born in Lübeck and living in Berlin since 2002, worked for many years as a physiotherapist and gained experience in many different institutions, working with clients and patients. In 2015 she opened her own opened her own studio in Berlin-Charlottenburg, where she works as an osteopath. therapist and certified POLESTAR Pilates trainer.

Kirsi Sabri believes that balance and positivity in her pilates and osteopathy practice offer both mental and physical benefits.

  • qualified osteopath
  • Lecturer at the Osteopathic School Germany (OSD)
  • licensed POLESTAR Pilates trainer and instructor
  • certified PMA Pilates trainer
  • Myofascial Release Therapist according to John F. Barnes
  • qualified physiotherapist 
Please scroll to the bottom of the page for our extend osteopathic team.

Physiotherapy and Pilates

Stella Schermer

Stella Schermer, born in Vienna, completed her state examination in physio-therapy in Berlin and then gained extensive experience in various physiotherapy practices with different focuses. Through further training, for example in manual lymphatic drainage, and the study of Osthepathy at the OSD in Berlin, Stella Schermer is able to use her knowledge from a wide range of treatment methods to suit the individual to the needs and wishes of a patient.

For Stella Schermer, the key to health lies in movement. Therefore training, osteopathy and physiotherapy are the building blocks of a holistic method, of which she is deeply convinced.

  • certified Physiotherapist
  • currently studying Osteopathy
  • alternative practitioner / Naturopath
  • in training to become a POLESTAR Pilates trainer
  • Manual lymph drainage therapist
  • certified nutritionist

Lea Schöllkopf

Lea Schöllkopf grew up in Southern Germany and trained as a physiotherapist in the city of Waldenburg. Here she also completed her education as a Pilates trainer with Anette Alvaredo. She took the Pilates apparatus training at STOTT Pilates in Munich and moved to Berlin in order to study manual therapy and osteopathy.

Lea’s approach can be described as a therapy of movement. An active therapy can reach its limits, this is when the patient can benefit from therapeutic support. But here, too, she has made the experience that the better the understanding of the symptoms and the feeling for one’s own body, the better the success of the therapy. This also leads to the realisation that health-oriented habits can be integrated into everyday life.

  • Trained physiotherapist, manual therapist
  • Currently in training for osteopathy
  • Qualified sports and gymnastics teacher/sports therapist
  • Qualified Pilates trainer (mat, reformer, chair, barrel, Cadillac)
Pilates

Jackie Britton

Already as a child, Jackie Brittons was drawn to working with the body, such as athletics, gymnastics and, above all, dance. She discovered discovered the benefits of the Pilates method and its rehabilitative aspect through an injury during her career as a dancer. She appreciates the unique connections and challenges with her clients.

Jackie Britton focuses on the connection between the mind and the body and Body and promoting that awareness. In 2017 she moved to Berlin and is looking forward to the challenges of the new city.

  • Licensed POLESTAR Pilates Studio Trainer
  • Dancer at the Western Australian Academy of
  • Performing Arts
  • Studies at New Zealand School of Dance
  • Contemporary
  • Study of Psychology

Alberto Pagani

Alberto Pagani comes from Italy and is a professional dancer. After about 10 years of intensive training in martial arts, he left his hometown in 2012 to pursue professional training in contemporary dance. This led him from Italy to Austria, where he graduated with a major in DANCE from the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance – SEAD. Since 2017 he has been a dancer in various productions of the Salzburg Festival.

Already during his training as a dancer Alberto Pagani has experienced the benefits of Pilates first hand. It allowed him to actively work on his aware-ness and helped him develop a conscious relationship between breath and movement.

Alberto Pagani’s goal is to help his clients find their own their own healthiest version of themselves, using the knowledge he has acquired over the years.

  • zertifizierter BASI Pilates Matwork Trainer

Office Managment

Besides training, treatments and the therapeutic measures, there are other activities to be fulfilled and we are grateful for Annette Winistörfer and Victoria Jelken’s support, organisational talent and humour.

Annette Winistörfer

Born in the Rhineland, and originally coming from the hospitality industry, Annette Winistörfer has been part of the team at KIRSI SABRI BERLIN since 2020. After various year living abroad in multiple countries, she and her swiss family have now moved to Berlin.

At KIRSI SABRI BERLIN, she particularly enjoys the contact with people and the diverese elements of her work. She appreciates this variety and the contact to patients and pilates class participants.

Annette Winistörfer is happy to be able to help so many people with their health and is always there for your questions or suggestions.

Victoria Jelken

Victoria Jelken is a true Berliner and has been part of the KIRSI SABRI BERLIN team since 2020. Before that, she worked for 20 years as a team and office manager in a major accounting firm. She has been practicing Pilates since 2014 and continues to be a big advocate of this practice. Victoria especially appreciates the training on the Pilates equipment, such a the reformer.

What she particularly likes about the small boutique studio of KIRSI SABRI is the individual and personal care for their clients/patients. Furthermore the cordial and professional interaction is adding the the joy of working here. Victoria Jelken appreciates the conversations with customers and patients and is happy to support their practice and experience.


Cooperations Osteopathy

Jelena Zweers

Jelena Zweers, who grew up near Frankfurt am Main, moved to Berlin to study osteopathy at the Osteopathie Schule Deutschland (OSD), where she completed the four-year Bachelor’s programme in 2020 and also decided to take the fifth specialisation year as part of the Master’s programme. Within the framework of the OSD’s teaching practice and additional self-employment, she gained important practical experience.
Her interest in movement, body experience, such as in dance or yoga, enables her to show resources for her patients.
Many years of voluntary work with people with physical and mental disabilities help her today to engage and support a variety of people and concerns.

For Jelena Zweers, the joy of movement and the body are important basic elements of her osteopathic practice.

  • Bachelor’s degree in osteopathy
  • Still in the Master’s degree programme in Osteopathy
  • Naturopath
  • Many years of experience with people with physical and mental disabilities

Harriet Lovens

Harriet Lovens was born and raised in Greece and discovered her passion for manual therapy while travelling through Central and South America. During her complementary medicine studies, she first heard about osteopathy, which she then studied and in which she found her passionate calling.
She is currently undergoing further training to become a paediatric osteopath. Continuing education in various fields is very close to her heart. In addition to treating and alleviating acute and chronic complaints, it is also important to her to activate a sustainable self-healing process.

  • Full-time Bachelor of Osteopathy at the OSD Berlin
  • Naturopath
  • Bachelor in Complementary Medicine at the DHGS Munich
  • In further training as a paediatric osteopath at the OSD Hamburg

Luise Marie Haarmann

Luise Marie Haarmann, born in Berlin, completed her five-year master’s degree in osteopathy at OSD Berlin in 2019. Driven by her own medical history to better understand the body and its connections, she completed advanced courses in applied kinesiology and later additional modules regarding craniosacral osteopathy at Sutherland College.
Her understanding of seeing the body holistically and recognising connections is supported by her practice of yoga and Crossfit.

Luise Marie Haarmann’s heart’s desire is to help her patients develop an awareness of the interconnectedness of body, mind and spirit and the body’s ability to bring itself back into balance.

  • Osteopathy M. Sc.
  • alternative practitioner